Thursday, May 31, 2012

Snow white and the huntsman

  • And that feels right. There is something exciting about how seriously "Snow White and the Huntsman" takes its themes.
  • (New York Times)
  • Most directors first film is something, shall we say, smaller in scale than Rupert Sanders debut, Snow White and the Huntsman.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Director Rupert Sanders is known for making television commercials that look like fairy tales, with angels falling from the sky for a guy who uses Axe body spray and a boy battling samurai warriors with Excalibur to sell X-Box game consoles.
  • (Belief.Net)
  • After a sluggish Memorial Day weekend, Hollywood is offering audiences only one new major release this weekend. Luckily, it's the fairest in the land.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • The Grimm fairy tale returns to its grey and gory origins in Snow White and the Huntsman, the second Snow White remake of 2012.
  • (The News & Observer)
  • Curiosity might be enough of a motivating factor for Snow White and the Huntsman to edge out Men in Black 3 at the North American box office on the weekend.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • LOS ANGELES — There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for Snow White and the Huntsman at the box office this weekend.
  • (The State)
  • Oh, my pretties (Cackle.) How good you would look in these lovely clothes from HSN! Yes, the shopping network has gotten into a merchandising coma with "Snow White and the Huntsman," which premieres in theaters tomorrow.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • RUNNING TIME: 127 minutes. RATING: PG-13 (action violence).
  • (CharlotteObserver.com)
  • Remember your first Snow White? The movie with the singing dwarves, and "Heigh-Ho!" and all the brightly colored animation? So two generations ago.
  • (NJ.com)

So you think you can dance

  • It was the second week of Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance, and the auditions in Los Angeles produced some awesome dancers from the hopeful hoofers lined up around the block to get a chance.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • So You Think You Can Dance returned with its third round of auditions, landing smack in the middle of LaLa Land. Characters ruled in the Los Angeles leg of the competition, in an episode reminiscent of a Hollywood blockbuster.
  • (MTV)
  • Foxs So You Think You Can Dance fared even better during the second night of its new season, topping all other Wednesday broadcasts among adults 18-49 and viewers. The two-hour episode pulled in a 2.6 demo rating, up 8 percent from last Thursday, and 6.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • FOX (6.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the network to beat on Wednesday with the time period premiere of So You Think You Can Dance (6.97 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1).
  • (Broadway World)
  • So You Think You Can Dance is back and kicking — literally. Limbs flew left, right, center and even behind the head, as season nine of the dance competition premiered Thursday night (May 24) with the first round of auditions in New York and Texas.
  • (MTV)
  • This weeks comments, questions and concerns come without any technical dance knowledge and no actual dance skills just straight up love for So You Think You Can Dance.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • If you thought dancing shows were over with the crowning of the Dancing with the Stars winner Tuesday night, you thought wrong, friends. Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance began Thursday, featuring the auditions in New York and Dallas.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • The NHL's Stanley Cup Finals started on NBC Wednesday night, but they didn't provide any kind of boost NBC might have hoped for. Fox actually won the night, thanks to decent ratings for the second week of So You Think You Can Dance.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)
  • Foxs So You Think You Can Dance inched up slightly to give the network an overall win for the night, while Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup series dropped considerably from last year, according to preliminary numbers.
  • (TheWrap)
  • Between American Idol, The X Factor, The Voice and Americas Got Talent, TV is full of singing competitions and heartwarming sob stories from contestants. But So You Think You Can Dance is in a class all its own.
  • (Buddytv.com)

Miami news

  • The mom of the crazed cannibal who gnawed off the face of a homeless man in Miami defended him as "a good kid" Thursday and said he doesn't deserve to be remembered as a "zombie.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Re the May 25 article Lavish photo book brings back memories of The Beatles: I met the fabulous Scottish news photographer Beatlemania was born in Miami.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • The homeless man attacked by a naked man in Miami once lived in New Orleans. Ronald Poppo, 68, is in critical condition after authorities said nearly 75 percent of his face was chewed off.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Canyon-Johnson Urban Funds (CJUF) recently closed all-cash on the acquisition of a 32-acre parcel located in Miami's Flagler Corridor.
  • (Business Wire)
  • Over 300 schools in the state made the list, according to spokesman Miami-Dade Schools spokesman John Schuster. For a complete list of nationally ranked schools, click here. Click here to read more local news.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • MIAMI — After last night's game, Danny Ainge stopped Joe Borgia, the NBA's officiating supervisor, in an attempt to get an explanation for the clear-path foul call against Mickael Pietrus on LeBron James early in the fourth quarter.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Eugenes mother, who once had a violent incident with her son that resulted in him becoming the first person tasered by North Miami police with one source telling ABC News he was left with little but a goatee.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • "Miami is about fashion, so is HM, she added 2012 through September 2012.
  • (Huffington Post)

John legend

  • On tonight's episode (May 31) of 'Duets,' the celebrity mentors and their amateur partners teamed up to sing some of the most famous duets in history.
  • (Popcrush)
  • It was announced during Thursday nights (May 31) episode of Duets that John Legends partner from last week, Johnny Gray, was not returning to the show due to unforeseen circumstances. There was no other word as to why Johnny is absent.
  • (Zap2it.com)
  • Former DestinyS Child star Michelle Williams and RB singer John Legend were among the artists who took to the stage in New York City on Wednesday (30May12) to raise cash for charity.
  • (MSN Music)
  • Grammy-winning singer/songwriter John Legend took on quite the challenge when he replaced Lionel Richie in late-April on ABC's new competition series, Duets.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The music industrys biggest Superstars, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke, take the stage and perform classic duets with their hand-picked DUET Partners tonight on ABC.
  • (Jennifer Nettles Takes On 'You're the One That I Want' on Tonight's DUETS - Broadway World)
  • Its Week 2 of ABCs new singing competition show Duets, where veteran performers Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Robin Thicke and Sugarlands Jennifer Nettles team up with aspiring singers competing for a record deal.
  • (digitalspy.com)
  • They might all be serving as judges on reality TV singing competitions, but it seems the real competition is happening off the stage. "You know, it's interesting. It should be very interesting.
  • (DrJays.com Live)
  • There was hardly a dry eye in the house as the Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the iconic Whitney Houston at Sunday's show.
  • (Rap-up.com)
  • I have been standing by this punch bowl all night.
  • (Salon)

Hatfield

  • History auds stayed glued to the feud Wednesday, as the finale of miniseries Hatfields McCoys drew a whopping 14.3 million viewers. The huge tune-in breaks Mondays premiere telecast as the most-watched entertainment telecast in basic cable history.
  • (Variety)
  • The impetus for the Hatfield-McCoy feud is itself a point of dispute. Some say the feud started shortly after the Civil War, when Hatfield kin Jim Vance shot Harmon McCoy while he was hiding out. Others contend that a McCoy pig was stolen.
  • (Lexington Herald-Leader)
  • Kevin Costner stars as Devil Anse Hatfield in the History channels Hatfields McCoys. The three-day miniseries begins at 9 p.m. May 28. Photo by Kevin Lynch.
  • (Charleston Gazette)
  • The Hatfield-McCoy miniseries on the History channel is a hit on cable television, and the impact is trickling down to Southern West Virginia and Southeastern Kentucky.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. As previously reported by the Welwyn Hatfield Times, St Michael's in Woolmer Green and Welwyn St Mary's have both been earmarked for possible expansion by Hertfordshire County Council.
  • (Welwyn & Hatfield Times)
  • call a truce, despite the death of a Ellisons Hatfields illegitimate son. What brought on the laying down of arms was the death of Ellison Cotton Top Mount (played by Noel Fisher).
  • (Examiner)
  • The group was scheduled to perform in Hatfield for the Herfordshire Students Union on 8 June (12) but the gig has been rescheduled to avoid jeopardising Byfords voice ahead of the bands slot at the Download Festival at Donington Park the following morning (09Jun12).
  • (Saxon Postpone Gig Due To Frontman's Throat Infection - Contactmusic.com)

Pleurisy

  • Shortly after Poulenc penned Les Dialogues des Carmélites, another partner, salesman Lucien Roubert, died of pleurisy in 1955, and Poulenc was too grief-stricken to produce another major work for years.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Of the 250 or more species of Asclepias, Asclepias tuberosa is perhaps the showiest. Butterflyweed, or pleurisy root, is one of the more glorious flowering roadside plants in America, and here in the Ozarks it has started to bloom.
  • (Lovely County Citizen)
  • Francis died on January 11, 1797of pleurisy, which also claimed Rebecca's life ten days later.  The couple was buried next to each other in the family graveyard at Mount Airy.
  • (Examiner)
  • His parents and three sisters died at Auschwitz. He shattered a foot during forced labor, developed pleurisy and shrank to about 95 pounds. Late in the war, the retreating Nazis abandoned Laxs camp.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • "I have been paralysed with a most atrocious cold." "I have been in bed for the last week with a dry pleurisy.
  • (Nation)
  • Pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining of the lungs, would cause a lot of pain with breathing, something you didn't describe.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • She thrilled at the black-eyed Susans dotting the fields and meadows, day lilies bordering the creek in brilliant orange display, and the darker orange of the pleurisy weed.
  • (Charleston Gazette)
  • Along with arthritis, she has fibromyalgia, a painful nerve disorder; osteoporosis, a thinning of the bones that makes them frail and brittle; and pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. She battles her ailments in two ways.
  • (Kankakee Daily Journal)

Spacex

  • SpaceXs historic test flight to the International Space Station may be over, but the companys commercial Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket will be flying again in just a few short months.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The first private space flight to the International Space Station has ended with a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.
  • (Wired News)
  • The first commercially owned and operated cargo craft to rendezvous and dock with the International Space Station ended its historic nine-day demonstration mission with a perfect spashdown in the Pacific Ocean Thursday morning local time.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • HAWTHORNE, California -- SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk said today he was so aware of all that could go wrong with the flight of the Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, Youre sort of surprised when you see it works.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)
  • After a successful journey to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule was released by the stations robotic arm and started its journey back to earth. ISS Expedition 31 crew members released the Dragon from its grips at 5:49 a.m. EDT.
  • (PC Magazine)
  • Washington - US company SpaceXs cargo vessel on Thursday splash-landed in the Pacific Ocean, capping a successful mission to the International Space Station and blazing a new path for private spaceflight.
  • (Beeld)
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is having a much better few weeks than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • (89.3 KPCC)
  • The unmanned Dragon capsule sent up by SpaceX came down pretty much on target in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday. The landing marks the end of a completely successful mission — and the beginning of a new era of private spaceflight.
  • (WAMU)
  • NASA have announced the SpaceX companys Dragon cargo capsule has successfully landed in the Pacific ocean.
  • (ITV)

Cannibal

  • Is the Zombie Apocalypse upon us? Its starting to feel that way as another super grisly cannibal story emerges, hot on the heels of the Miami face eater.
  • (Radar Online.com)
  • The mom of the crazed cannibal who gnawed off the face of a homeless man in Miami defended him as "a good kid" Thursday and said he doesn't deserve to be remembered as a "zombie.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Rudy Eugene, the man who was shot and killed by police after a horrifying cannibal attack on a homeless man, was spotted walking around naked in Miami in the weeks leading up to the incident, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.
  • (Radar Online.com)
  • A CANNIBAL killer suspect was being hunted last night — months after The Sun warned Scotland Yard that he was dangerous.
  • (The Sun)
  • Police sources have identified the homeless victim in a horrific, bloody assault in which a naked North Miami Beach man chewed off a large portion of anothers mans face, as first reported by the Miami Herald and CBS Miami.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Miami cannibal Rudy Eugene feasted on his victims face for 18 minutes, it was revealed today. New CCTV shows the crazed man walking naked alongside the road in Miami, Florida, before pouncing on homeless man Ronald Poppo who was sleeping.
  • (Daily Mirror)
  • Never one to hold back his thoughts, Rush Limbaugh was at it again on his radio show this past Thursday.
  • (Examiner)
  • The Miami man who almost died when much of his face was bitten off by an allegedly drug-affected man in a sickening attack has been named as 65-year-old homeless man with a lengthy criminal record.
  • (ninemsn)
  • The naked cannibal was not the Rudy Eugene his classmates knew. The image of a growling, face-eating so-called zombie didnt sit well Tuesday with those who remembered Eugene as a teenager.
  • (Sun Sentinel)

Rajon rondo

  • MIAMI — After the Celtics [team stats]' Game 1 loss, we opined that Plan B had to include "making a few more shots and asking Rajon Rondo [stats] to put on a cape." But even that wasn't enough.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Last night, Rajon Rondo was everything you could ever want in a point guard. We still dont understand him. Maybe were starting to realize that we dont have to.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • Rajon Rondos Game 2 stat line was mind boggling. His 44 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds made for one of the greatest playoff performances in Celtics and NBA history. Yet, it was spoiled with a loss to the Heat.
  • (USA Today)
  • BOSTON – The Boston Celtics Big Three has morphed into the Big One.
  • (USA Today)
  • In Boston's brilliantly choreographed constellation of talent, Rajon Rondo has always looked like the outlier, a stray star twinkling on the periphery, essential to the Celtics' design but somehow oddly detached.
  • (New York Times)
  • Rajon Rondo had the game of a lifetime for Boston on Wednesday night, playing all 53 minutes of the Celtics 115-111 overtime loss to the Miami Heat and finishing with 44 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Few players have ever become so beloved while doing so little on the court as Brian Scalabrine. In his time with the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and New Jersey Nets, Scal has become a fan favorite for his extreme whiteness and affable nature.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • MIAMI (WHDH) -- A historic performance by Rajon Rondo was overshadowed by a heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat Wednesday night.
  • (WHDH.com)

Nba mock draft 2012

  • At long last—and we can blame the lockout (again) for the delay—the order of the June 28 NBA Draft has been determined, as the league let the ping-pong balls do the work Wednesday night in New York.
  • (Sporting News)
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The wait is over for the NBA draft lottery. Now, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the leagues 29 other teams know the order in which theyll be drafting on June 28.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • Anthony Davis: PF, 19, 6-10, 220, Kentucky, Fresh.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The New Orleans Hornets needed a little bit of luck and they got it, winning the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery over the Charlotte Bobcats, who had the statistical edge with a 25% chance of gaining the top overall selection.
  • (USA Today)
  • With Wednesdays NBA Draft Lottery finalizing the order for June 28s draft, we can finally explore some mock scenarios with at least some measure of certainty–at least in terms of when teams will make their selections.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The NBA held the draft lottery and while I won't go all conspiracy theory on the situation, we can now look at mock drafts differently with the draft order mostly set, save for the final four teams still playing.
  • (TheNewsTribune.com (blog))
  • May 31, 2012 - The 2012 NBA Draft order has been set! The Basketball Gods tipped their cap at Tom Benson, the new owner of the New Orleans Hornets, and gave that team the No. 1 pick in the derby.
  • (SBNation.com)
  • The Golden State Warriors stayed right where they were in the draft order on Thursday. They landed the seventh overall pick in the lottery, which meant they .
  • (SB Nation)
  • The Cavaliers ended up with the fourth overall pick in Wednesday nights NBA Draft lottery in New York City She also provides her early mock draft of who will go with the No.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • The Houston Rockets are projected to take North Carolina center Tyler Zeller with the (projected) 14th overall pick int he first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, according to Draft Express.
  • (SB Nation)

Nicklas lidstrom

  • No one was as effective as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom was on a hockey rink. No one could make the first pass out of the zone the way he could. No one could bat pucks out of the air like Lidstrom could.
  • (USA Today)
  • DETROIT -- Nicklas Lidstrom is so used to being great that the star defenseman refused to settle for just being good.
  • (ESPN)
  • DETROIT – All signs point toward Henrik Zetterberg being the next captain of the Detroit Red Wings.
  • (MLive.com)
  • DETROIT – Now that Nicklas Lidstrom has made a decision about his future, Tomas Holmstrom is next on the Detroit Red Wings offseason agenda.
  • (MLive.com)
  • Mike Ilitch has scaled mountains in business and sports because of his foresight, which makes his words about Nicklas Lidstrom's retirement even more painful.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • There are hard games to play and there are hard games to play. You could try your hand at a game of Where's Waldo while blindfolded, or maybe Sudoku against a bank of supercomputers is your thing. However, the hardest game in the world has come to an end.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • There arent many NHL players more universally respected than Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom.
  • (NHL.com)
  • He always said, only half-jokingly, that he would announce his retirement soon after Nicklas Lidstrom hung up his skates. I did say that, didnt I? he said, cracking one of the few smiles possible on what was generally considered a sad day.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • Nicklas Lidstroms first defence partner in Detroit was Paul Coffey, a Hall of Fame manoeuvre by Red Wings coach Bryan Murray, who was looking for a mentor for the young Swede.
  • (Calgary Herald)

Kathie lee gifford

  • Kathie Lee Gifford had a very awkward moment with Martin Short on the Today show Wednesday, when she complimented him on his marriage, not realizing that his wife died a year and a half ago.
  • (ABC News)
  • Oh, Kathie Lee Gifford. She's like a pinata sometimes. This morning on the 10am segment of the Today show she spaced out and a human mistake.
  • (Forbes)
  • When doing a press for Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted, the Canadian actor says of the on-air blunder, Theres no ill will intended. Martin Short has commented on Kathie Lee Giffords awkward questions about his deceased wife.
  • (AceShowbiz)
  • Oh, live television.
  • (Movieline (blog))
  • Hide your kids, hide your wife.
  • (PerezHilton.com)
  • That's the perennial drawback to live TV: When you make a mistake, it's very hard to undo.
  • (Time)
  • And a downside of Twitter. Your mistakes don't die easily. People will be there to remind you of it over and over again.
  • (Tulsa World)
  • Kathie Lee Gifford wasnt the first, folks.
  • (Ology)
  • Kathie Lee Gifford made a faux pas when interviewing Martin Short on the Today show Wednesday. Gifford asked the comedian about his marriage to his wife, Nancy. You and Nancy have got one of the greatest marriages in show business.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)
  • In one of the most awkward TV moments of all time, Today Show host Kathie Lee Gifford questioned Martin Short about his wife - not releasing she died two years ago.
  • (Daily Mail)

Matt kemp

  • LOS ANGELES -- As expected, the Los Angeles Dodgers placed Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, and the All-Star outfielder is expected to miss at least four weeks, according to team trainer Sue Falsone.
  • (ESPN)
  • As expected, the Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a left hamstring injury.
  • (Abc Local Web)
  • Matt Kemp returned to the disabled list one day after the Los Angeles Dodgers' All-Star outfielder re-aggravated a strained left hamstring, and said he expects to be out for a month.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who enjoyed a sensational start to 2012, was back on the disabled list Thursday, two days after returning to action.
  • (United Press International)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed center fielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list for the second time this month because of a left hamstring strain.
  • (New York Times)
  • Update: Kemp (hamstring) said he expects to return to the DL after aggravating his injury Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reports.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The latest haymakers came last night when Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp (our No. 1 overall for 2012) and Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (No. 6) suffered injuries that will likely send them to the disabled list.
  • (USA Today)
  • That is not good, not good at all. Matt Kemp, the Dodgers' most heralded position player, appears to have aggravated his left hamstring again.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

Defense of marriage act

  • WASHINGTON -- The U.S. appeals court in Boston became the first such court to strike down as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling Thursday that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Several times in its ruling, the appeals court noted that the case will probably end up before the high court, at one point saying, only the Supreme Court can finally decide this unique case.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • The ruling struck down a major part of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, the law adopted in 1996 that denied federal benefits to same-sex couples.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • The movement to obtain marriage rights and benefits for same-sex couples in the U. S. is not new. Actually, it began in the early 1970s. The issue became more prominent in U. S. politics in 1993 when the Hawaii Supreme Court decided Baehr v.
  • (Examiner)
  • Gay pop star Lance Bass and singer Nancy Sinatra have hailed U.S. appeals court officials in Boston, Massachusetts for declaring the controversial Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
  • (Lance Bass And Nancy Sinatra Celebrate Unconstitutional Defense Of Marriage Ruling - Contactmusic.com)
  • BOSTON (AP) – A U.S. appeals court Thursday declared that the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples, a ruling all but certain to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • (Delaware Wave)
  • This story comes from the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where individuals publish their unique perspectives on some of the world's most popular websites. The three-judge panel that heard the case for 1st Circuit were far from being new.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • After the news broke of the First Circuit Court declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, CNN hosted openly-gay Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.
  • (News Busters)

Martin short

  • Kathie Lee Gifford had a very awkward moment with Martin Short on the Today show Wednesday, when she complimented him on his marriage, not realizing that his wife died a year and a half ago.
  • (ABC News)
  • When doing a press for Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted, the Canadian actor says of the on-air blunder, Theres no ill will intended. Martin Short has commented on Kathie Lee Giffords awkward questions about his deceased wife.
  • (AceShowbiz)
  • Comedian Martin Short was sent a shocking question during an interview on "The Today Show" with host Kathy Lee Gifford on Thursday morning.
  • (The Vancouver Sun)
  • Will Ed Grimley and Jackie Rogers Jr. attend an upcoming benefit for Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare? Hard to say, but its a sure thing the guy who plays both of those comic characters, Martin Short, will be in the house.
  • (Pioneer Press)
  • When Jiminy Glick interviews Cal Poly president Jeffrey Armstrong Sunday, it's bound to be a train wreck. Glick will be unprepared. The conversation will be awkward.
  • (San Luis Obispo Tribune)
  • Oh, Kathie Lee Gifford. She's like a pinata sometimes. This morning on the 10am segment of the Today show she spaced out and a human mistake.
  • (Forbes)
  • I don't want to be presumptuous here or anything, but I think I speak for most of us when I say that Martin Short seems like an incredibly adorable, charming, talented, funny, and lovable man.
  • (Elites TV)
  • The first privately operated mission to resupply the International Space Station was accomplished by SpaceXs Dragon capsule, which departed from the station this morning. Click on the link above to watch the video.
  • (Peoria Journal Star)
  • "He loses great players every year to the draft." Like Martin's, Bowden's teams were consistently at or near the top of the rankings during the regular season, only to finish short of the title.
  • (New York Times)

Bath salts

  • Federal legislation that would criminalize synthetic marijuana and certain bath salts has passed the United States Senate and is on its way to the House of Representatives.
  • (Newsday)
  • Investigators seized more than 100 grams of a synthetic drug known as bath salts during a raid this week of a San Clemente tobacco shop, the Orange County Sheriffs Department announced. Agents also seized more than 2.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Last Saturday afternoon, a naked man gnawed off most of the face of a half-naked man on a Miami causeway. He continued chewing even after police shot him and did not stop until they shot him dead.
  • (Reuters Blogs)
  • The dangerous synthetic thought to have played a role in a vicious mauling — of a human, by a human — can be as easy to buy as aspirin People first began using them in Germany in 2007, and the drug has since made its way to the U.S.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • On Saturday night in Miami, a naked "zombie-like" man attacked another man, biting off parts of his face. The attack was halted only when police shot and killed the attacker, identified as 31-year old Rudy Eugene.
  • (CNN)
  • Note: As you may have guessed from the headline, there is disturbing content in this post. And scroll down for an update.
  • (NPR News)
  • In the wake of reports that bath salts may have played a role in the Miami zombie apocalypse attack, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban the substances.
  • (The Hollywood Gossip)
  • Its a drug with a harmless-sounding name, but a Nova Scotia man knows the horrors of bath salts first-hand. Bath salts are not Epsom salts and have nothing to do with the substances that people put in their bath tub.
  • (CBC)

Spelling bee

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old eighth grader from San Diego, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday by correctly spelling guetapens, a French word for an ambush.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • In the end, Lori Anne Madison couldn't charm the judges into accepting her misspelling. But the 6-year-old still managed to win the crowd's hearts as the youngest person ever to compete in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  • (Time)
  • By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Snigdha Nandipati heard a few words she didnt know during the National Spelling Bee, but never when she stepped to the microphone.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The most experienced speller remaining in the National Spelling Bee breezed through most of two semifinal rounds with his usual confidence. But with one word separating him from his first time in the finals, he was flustered.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • OXON HILL, Md. — Snigdha Nandipati heard a few words she didnt know during the National Spelling Bee, but never when she stepped to the microphone.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Fifty semifinalists have taken the stage at the National Spelling Bee, including the sister of the 2009 winner and two five-time participants. Two Minnesotans, however, didnt make it though.
  • (Marketplace.publicradio.org)
  • May 30, 2012: Lori Anne Madison, 6, of Woodbridge, Va., the youngest speller ever to compete in the National Spelling Bee, reacts after misspelling her word, ingluvies, in the third round of the bee in Oxon Hill, Md.
  • (FOX News)
  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Frank Cahill of Parker stumbled in the finals of this years Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight after a spectacular run for the first-time national contestant. The word that tripped him up was porwigle, which means tadpole.
  • (9News)
  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Each year, young people from all over the country are chosen to compete in a decades-old competition in the nations capital, entering a battle of wits from which only one winner can emerge.
  • (Charleston Daily Mail)

Chagas disease

  • Chagas, a tropical disease spread by insects, is causing some fresh concern following an editorial—published earlier this week in a medical journal—that called it the new AIDS of the Americas.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Chagas disease, which is caused by parasites transmitted to humans by a tiny insect called the "kissing bug", is "the New HIV/AIDS of the Americas", according to a leading expert in tropical diseases.
  • (Toronto Star)
  • Chagas disease, a tropical illness that is transmitted by biting insects, may pose a major unseen threat to poor populations in the Americas and Europe, according to a report published May 29 in the journal PLoS.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Chagas disease is a low profile disease transmitted to people – from bugs. The bugs in question are termed as "kissing bugs." The kissing bug carries a parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which leaks into the blood stream and causes the Chagas disease.
  • (College News)
  • A little-known illness caused by blood sucking insects has been labelled the 'new AIDS of the Americas' by experts. The parasitic illness called Chagas Disease has similarities to the early spread of HIV, according to a new study.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • Chagas Disease is now being called by some scientists as the new HIV of the Americas. Experts estimate that approximately 8 million people may now be carriers of the incurable infection with about 30,000 residing in the United States.
  • (E Canada Now)
  • A new infection these insects carry is even being called The New AIDS of the Americas. Chagas disease is transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects, like the so-called Kissing Bug that you see in the picture on this page.
  • (WDTV)
  • The Americas, or America, are lands in the Western hemisphere, also known as the New World.
  • (Worldnews.com)
  • Screening may help combat Chagas disease; The new HIV/AIDS of the Americas? A screening strategy could make the diagnosis and treatment of Chagas disease -- a single-cell parasite -- more feasible, a U.S. researcher said.
  • (Post Chronicle)

John edwards

  • Eagles later conceded that she interpreted the note to mean jurors had reached unanimous verdicts on all six counts. When she realized they were deadlocked on five counts, she asked them to try again to reach unanimous verdicts.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • (CBS News) After nine days of deliberation over a case that proved at times both bizarre and sordid, a jury on Thursday found John Edwards not guilty on one of six charges of campaign finance corruption.
  • (CBS News)
  • Thursdays messy ending of John Edwards criminal trial seemed somehow fitting for a prosecution that was a stretch to begin with and a defendant whose political career was over no matter what the jury decided.
  • (USA Today)
  • Former North Carolina senator John Edwards was acquitted of one count of corruption and a U.S.
  • (USA Today)
  • GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Federal prosecutors must now decide if they will retry John Edwards on the five remaining criminal counts that the jury said they were undecided on.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Now that they're off the hook, we can expect books from both John Edwards and his baby mama Rielle Hunter. My guess is, literary agents, publishers and lawyers are lined up to get this done–and to get big bucks.
  • (Forbes)
  • It is a wise person who knows when not to decide. The jury in the John Edwards case rendered exactly the right verdict. Of course they couldnt make up their mind on most of the charges. No rational person could.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A jury on Thursday reached a verdict on one count in the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards, but was ordered by the judge to resume deliberations.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • On Thursday, John Edwards campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The judge in the John Edwards campaign-finance trial today dismissed a group of four alternate jurors known for wearing color coordinated outfits, fueling speculation that the regular jury might be close to reaching a verdict.
  • (YAHOO!)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Fathers day

  • Fathers Day may be spent at the ballpark, but Hulu hopes dads will spend that evening in front of the television, with a discounted Roku and Hulu package.
  • (PC Magazine)
  • Here are some things your pop might like to do with you the weekend of June 17 as you celebrate Fathers Day. For more events, go to ocregister.com/events.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • PipesandCigars.com is a leading online tobacconist, distributing cigars, pipes, pipe tobacco, and smoking accessories to customers all over the globe.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Native American jewelry is an increasingly popular fashion choice and a unique Fathers Day gift idea according to SilverTribe.com.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The most memorable Fathers Day gifts are the ones made by kids with their own little hands for their dad. Every dad has enough ties and mugs, but you can never have enough keepsakes made with love.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift basket delivery, today announced the release of a special range of gifts just in time for Fathers Day.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Is the husband or father in your life something of a cinephile? If so, then Criterion has your back, with its sale on select Blu-rays and DVDs through Amazon.com in celebration of Fathers Day.
  • (Examiner)
  • For Fathers Day 2012 in Dallas/Ft. Worth, just drive 45 minutes south in an affordable state-of-the-art Ferrari to capture the nostalgia of a drive-in movie theatre.
  • (PRLog (free press release))
  • Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant Caterers is celebrating Father's Day with a dine-in special for dads and their families in honor of Ben's 40 th anniversary.
  • (PR-USA.net)
  • A new survey of 1,000 Protestant pastors finds Mothers Day ranks right after Easter and Christmas in peak church attendance.
  • (USA Today)

San antonio spurs

  • The San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 20 games with another victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Weve taken a couple of hours since Game 2 ended to let this realization swirl around a bit and, possibly, settle down a tad.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • After winning 20 straight games—including 10 in the postseason—even the most cautious of San Antonio Spurs fans are surely starting to wonder just how history will remember this team.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • But with Parker guiding the Spurs like a sherpa, San Antonio's veteran leadership and depth prevailed again Tuesday night, turning back a late Thunder rally for a 120-111 victory and a 2-0 lead in the series.
  • (New York Times)
  • As the NBAs conference finals get under way, one thing worth noting is this: If you watch, listen or read about the Oklahoma City Thunder, you almost inevitably hear about their youth.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • San Antonio is halfway to turning the Western Conference finals into a runaway.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • It is absurdly early, hopelessly premature and overheated rhetoric to discuss the San Antonio Spurs running the table in the NBA postseason. But lets do it anyway.
  • (USA Today)
  • SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio is halfway to turning the Western Conference finals into a runaway.
  • (ESPN)
  • Its an interesting Western Conference finals series for Lakers followers -- Popovich, Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs with a 2-0 lead on the Oklahoma City team that rather easily ousted Brown, Bryant and the Lakers.
  • (msnbc.com)

History channel

  • Memorial Day's premiere showing of Hatfields McCoys brought the History Channel miniseries record-high numbers with 13.9 million viewers.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)
  • There is something about portraying grimy men shooting one another in the woods that speaks to many actors of a certain, let's say, experience.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The History Channel jumped into historical drama over Memorial Day, and made a splash with 13.9 million viewers tuning in for the first part of the miniseries "Hatfields McCoys" on Monday. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.
  • (Thehill.com)
  • It's possible to watch the six hours of "Hatfields McCoys," a three-night mini-series beginning on Monday on the History channel, and still be scratching your head over how, exactly, the whole thing got started.
  • (New York Times)
  • Matt Barr never pictured himself a Romeo. In the new History Channel mini-series "Hatfields McCoys," Barr plays Johnse Hatfield, the man who falls in love with Roseanna McCoy, despite the bloody feud between the two families.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • Big things often have small beginnings. Just a little bit of resentment, if its foolishly nourished, can balloon out of all proportion until it devastates your life.
  • (VIDEO - Irish Central)
  • and rebranding History Television like the U.S. based History channel.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The History Channels Hatfields and McCoys original miniseries was a huge ratings win for the network that is new to original programming. Last night, on its first of three episodes, the series picked up 17 million viewers including the encore, w ..
  • (I4U)
  • Clearly, Barretts not buzz marketing the latest Rise and Fall of the Third Reich DVD set from the History Channel.
  • (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Buddy media

  • Summary: Enterprise software company Salesforce is potentially purchasing social media campaigner Buddy Media, according to reports.
  • (ZDNet)
  • Cloud enterprise powerhouse Salesforce is in talks to buy social media and brand management business Buddy Media for more than $800 million, according to an AllThingsD report.
  • (Venturebeat.com)
  • Salesforce is adapting to the increasingly social face of customer relationship management and it's plunking down some serious money to do it.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Oracle Corp. (ORCL) looked at Buddy Media Inc. before agreeing last week to acquire Vitrue, a social-media marketing company, Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison said.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Back in October, GroSocial raised $450K in seed funding from the Kickstart Seed Fund, Monarch Ventures, Rock Hammer Ventures and a handful of angel investors.
  • (TechCrunch)
  • Amid broad consolidation in the social-marketing space, Salesforce.com is reportedly closing in on Facebook specialist Buddy Media.
  • (MediaPost)

Miami news

  • A naked man who chewed off the face of another man in what is being called a zombie-like attack may have been under the influence of bath salts, a drug referred to as the new LSD, according to reports from CNN affiliates in Miami.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • HBO announced on Tuesday that the Miami Dolphins have been chosen as the focus of this years edition of Hard Knocks, fans will get a very close look at a team that had a rough past 12 months.
  • (International Business Times)
  • Police said they are looking for the gunman. They urged anyone with information on the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • St. Louis (KSDK) - Gruesome doesnt begin to describe this story that has everyone talking and cringing. Its the story out of Miami where a naked man was killed while chewing on another mans face.
  • (KSDK)
  • Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday that he was considering resting Ray Allen for Wednesday night's Game 2 against the Miami Heat. But subsequent comments by Rivers and Allen suggest the shooting guard will play tonight.
  • (Sporting News)
  • I wouldnt say he had mental problem, but he always felt like — people were against him type of attitude, she told the news station. Three years earlier, Eugene became the first person to be tasered by the North Miami Police Department.
  • (Gawker)
  • Get the latest Miami Dolphins news, scores and analysis with the Sun Sentinels FREE iPhone and Android app.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Miami's WQBA-AM (1140) will become part of a new national AM radio network, Univision America, scheduled to launch on the Fourth of July.
  • (Miami Herald)

Terrell owens

  • Terrell Owens not our problem anymore. The Allen Wranglers released him Tuesday after he failed to show up for a scheduled appearance at a childrens hospital. His return to North Texas lasted about three months.
  • (WFAA)
  • Terrell Owens has never been a model citizen. Yet, as with most people, theres always been a hope that hed someday get it. That day is never coming.
  • (NESN.com)
  • Terrell Owens tenure in the Indoor Football League came to an unceremonious end Tuesday when the Allen Wranglers released the controversial former NFL receiver. Drew Pearson on where things went wrong with Terrell Owens, what he thinks of T.
  • (ESPN)
  • Former NFL star Terrell Owens is now also a former IFL player.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Last week, Eagles' quarterback Jeff Garcia told 94WIP that he'd literally pay to play for the Eagles. Terrell Owens, who once bitched and moaned over a seven-year deal worth $49 million dollars, now probably feels the same way.
  • (Inside the Iggles (blog))
  • Terrell Owens, former NFL wide receiver, was recently dropped from the IFL after showing a lack of effort on and off the field.
  • (Christian Post)
  • ALLEN, Texas (AP) — Terrell Owens has been released by the Allen Wranglers and lost his ownership stake in the Indoor Football League team. The team says Owens didn't plan to play in two upcoming road games with possible playoff implications.
  • (The Grio)
  • Terrell Owens was born to LC Russel and Marilyn Heard in Alexander City, Alabama. When Terrell was very young his parents split and he moved in with his mother and grandmother.
  • (Worldnews.com)
  • The Terrell Owens Arena League experiment is over after the Allen Wranglers cut the former All-Pro NFL wide receiver on Tuesday. The reasons probably wont surprise you. The proverbial straw that broke the camels back for Mr.
  • (SBNation.com)
  • Tony Romo met with reporters after throwing out the first pitch at Rangers Ballpark. He addressed a variety of topics, including playing for Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett wanting to get better and Terrell Owens getting released.
  • (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Tony parker

  • SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker has found balance in his role as a scoring point guard. Two more wins, and the San Antonio Spurs will find themselves playing for another NBA championship.
  • (ESPN)
  • SAN ANTONIO – Tony Parker, down the stretch of one of his signature games, directing a Spurs victory like a maestro, walked over to the bench during a timeout and was ready for the barrage. Gregg Popovich ripped into his point guard.
  • (Daily Oklahoman)
  • Q: Did you just feel it in Game 2? A: I dont know. It was just one of those nights. I felt in a good rhythm early on. I was making my outside shots and just trying to be aggressive.
  • (Daily Oklahoman)
  • SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio is halfway to turning the Western Conference finals into a runaway.
  • (Daily Camera)
  • The Spurs made their adjustments after Game 1, came out and dropped 120 on the Thunder in Game 2. Then to a man the Spurs came to the podium and said just what Tony Parker does above — "we just had a good game as a team.
  • (NBC Sports)
  • That's 8-2 on tips for Tim Duncan this playoff season. A minute and 40 seconds into the game, Tony Parker nails a 13-foot pull-up jumper on a pick-and-roll. A trend is established.
  • (MySanAntonio)
  • The San Antonio Spurs are led by their own formidable trio. Tim Duncan is 36, Manu Ginobili is 34 and Tony Parker is 30 years old. Travel to the Northeast, and the Boston Celtics are in the midst of a series against the Miami Heat.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • There was a nifty move for a dunk along the baseline after taking a pass from Tony Parker. There were a couple of open three-pointers in the corner. The exclamation point came with 17 seconds left in the game.
  • (Bradenton Herald)
  • San Antonio— Tony Parker scored 34 points, Manu Ginobili had 20 and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 win over the Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night.
  • (detroitnews.com)

Tim duncan

  • Even in his youth, Tim Duncan was not nearly as likely to posterize an opposing defender as some of his superstar peers.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Tim Duncan will go down in history as the greatest Spur ever, as well as the most productive power forward in NBA history.
  • (MySanAntonio)
  • The NBA will hold this years lottery in New York City, instead of its traditional location in New Jersey, which well, lets face it: They could hold it in your backyard and if you felt a raindrop, you would go inside and watch it on TV.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Kobe Bryant would never say that Tim Duncan is better than he is. Just as surely, Phil Jackson would never say that Gregg Popovich is either.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • SAN ANTONIO – Tim Duncan handed Stephen Jackson the ball, and suddenly it was 2003 all over again. Jackson raising up from 25 feet. Duncans eyes growing youre-not-really-going-to-shoot-that wide. The 3-pointer sliding through the net.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • On the surface, it seems pretty simple. Kobe Bryant has been a greater player than Tim Duncan. But is he really better? Its not so simple when you look at the numbers: Kobe has won two NBA Finals MVP awards.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • The San Antonio Spurs fans idolize Tim Duncan not only for his immeasurable talent and stupendous performances over the years, but also for his unwavering loyalty to them and to the franchise.
  • (Bettor.com)
  • After a disappointing finish to the 2010-2011 NBA season, Tim Duncan put in a lot of work in the offseason. Despite it being the summer of the lockout with many NBA players reporting for camp out of shape and overweight, Duncan was ready to go.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • SAN ANTONIO -- Two-time league MVP Tim Duncan said he has little interest in testing out the free-agent market once his contract ends after this season with the San Antonio Spurs.
  • (myfoxny.com)
  • Tim Duncan didn't look like he'd end this play in Tuesday's Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals by dunking all over the mud of Serge Ibaka. He was just milling around, setting screens, moving into open space when — WHOA — out came Psycho T(immy).
  • (Dime Magazine)

Spelling bee

  • (CNN)-- Lori Anne Madison, 6, stepped boldly Wednesday afternoon to the microphone, lowered it a bit to fit her height, and took on the word ingluvies at the National Spelling Bee.
  • (CNN)
  • By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Lena Greenberg was in constant motion as she stood waiting for her turn at the microphone at the National Spelling Bee - arms waving, feet dancing, head bobbing.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND – Fourteen-year-old Shruti Amin's quest for the national spelling championship began more than two years ago.
  • (Riverside Press Enterprise)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two finalists from last years Scripps National Spelling Bee and the sister of a past champion were among 50 contestants admitted to the semi-final round after a tense day of competition on Wednesday.
  • (Reuters India)
  • A San Diego girl became one of the 50 semifinalist at the National Spelling Bee on Wednesday afternoon. Snigdha Nandipati, 14, is an 8th grade student at private institution Francis Parker School in Mission Valley.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6-year-old girl became the youngest participant ever to compete in the preliminary round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, getting off to a successful start by spelling dirigible.
  • (Reuters)
  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (USA TODAY) — The annual Scripps National Spelling Bee started Wednesday in the Washington area with 278 of the best spellers in the country battling for a $30,000 cash prize, $5,000 scholarship and a Nook Tablet.
  • (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — Every year since 1925, except during World War II (1943-1945), about 200-plus young spellers travel here on Memorial Day week to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  • (ESPN)
  • WASHINGTON -- Visalia resident Bridget Byerlee left her humongous dictionary at home this week. Its awfully cumbersome to lug around, even for someone competing in the National Spelling Bee.
  • (Fresno Bee)

St petersburg russia

  • Twenty-seven-year-old Russian millionaire Pavel Durov has earned himself plenty of new critics today after it was reported the mogul threw paper planes made of money from the windows of his St. Petersburg office into a growing crowd of pedestrians below.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • ?rui?? shore excursions in St Ρ?te??burg Russ?? can include ? wide r?ng? of sights and a?t?vities, because this city ha? ?? much t? offer ??sitor?.
  • (Useful Questions - 1UP.COM)
  • Fabergé was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1846. The doodle is celebrating the 166th anniversary of his birth. Peter Carls father had a jewelry workshop in the city, which his son inherited at age 24.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • The 2013 ACM-ICPC World Finals, sponsored by IBM, will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia. St. Petersburg State University of Information Technology, Mechanics Optics, the 2012 champions, will host the contest.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • said Russia's then prime minister and now president. Putin and Miller worked together at the St Petersburg mayor's office in the 1990s and are traditionally allies.
  • (Financial Times)
  • ST. PETERSBURG, May 30 (RIA Novosti The ship is expected to join Russia's Baltic Fleet in November 2013 after a series of sea trials.
  • (Global Security)
  • Daniil Briman, the general director of the St. Petersburg, Russia-based subsidiary OAO Khlebny dom, will be replaced by Financial Director Sergei Popov, the company said today.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • St. Pete??bu?g with its numerous museums, p?l??es, parks, ?ath??r?l? and historical buildings is a gr??t place for a cultur?l vacation.
  • (1UP.COM)
  • Weve only seen pictures of Moscow and St. Petersburg, said Montague, who has come to Russia from the American Midwest. We dont know whats in the regions. We dont know what to take pictures of.
  • (Moscow Times)
  • Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour.
  • (Newswiretoday.com)

Les miserables

  • Do you hear the people sing? Singing the praises of Anne Hathaway's singing voice? No? The actress's pipes made their debut in a new trailer for "Les Miserables" on Wednesday.
  • (Washington Post)
  • (CBS News) The first trailer for Les Miserables has arrived. Anne Hathaway, playing Fantine, takes center stage in the clip, which is set to her singing an emotional (and seemingly unembellished) version of I Dreamed a Dream.
  • (CBS News)
  • No fans weren't just dreaming a dream, Universal did release the first official trailer to "Les Miserables.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Youll have to wait until Dec. 14 to see the longtime-coming film adaptation of Les Miserables, but you can have a laugh at Russell Crowes hat in the movie right now.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Man the barricades, musical fans - Les Miserables is coming to the big screen. Universal offered the first look at the film adaptation of the Tony-winning stage triumph.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The big-screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Les Miserables has been filming in England this spring, and is slated for a Christmas release later this year.
  • (Oregonian)
  • "Les Miserables" doesnt come out until December, but its been getting a lot of attention in the press and blogosphere for quite some time already. Given its cast and how difficult a project it is to pull off, its no wonder.
  • (Softpedia)
  • The poor souls of Les Misérables belt out songs of poverty and despair. In melodious voices, they dream a dream of a better life and happier days. But perhaps what theyre really dreaming about is Oscar night.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Watch the much awaited trailer for Les Miserables, starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. HUGH Jackman looks a scruffy itinerant, Russell Crowe a pompous French bureaucrat, and Anne Hathaway is about as far from the red carpet as you can get.
  • (The Australian)
  • Broadway fans dreamed a dream in time gone by, that one of the most iconic stage productions in history would be properly presented as a musical on the big screen.
  • (The Hollywood Gossip)

10 year old gives birth

  • How Fast Are Kids Growing up These Days? When we hear people comment that kids are growing up way too fast these days, it's no joke anymore. Proof in point is the latest 10 year old to give birth in Northern Colombia.
  • (dbtechno.com)
  • A 10-year-old girl in Mexico recently gave birth to a premature baby boy, bringing the countrys strict abortion laws into the spotlight. Abortion laws in heavily-Catholic Mexico are left to be decided by individual states.
  • (Christian Post)
  • ROCKLAND, Maine — A 30-year-old Rockland woman will serve no jail time for assaulting She said she is concerned what will happen when she gives birth to the baby she is carrying by the woman's husband.
  • (Bangor Daily News)
  • when 17-year-old Larry Swartz murdered his adoptive parents in Cape St. Claire in 1984.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • Aladeen, who has ruled the oil-rich, fictitious North African nation of Wadiya cruelly and cluelessly since he was 7 years old. Aladeen oppresses his we've been following just happen to give birth at the same hospital on the same night.
  • (Houma Courier)
  • When identical twin sisters Sarah Hager and Jessica Barnum discovered they would both give birth this spring Baby Ethan went home Friday to meet his big brothers, 4-year-old Timothy and 19-month-old Trevor.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • MELBOURNE, Australia -- Yusuf Islams long-awaited musical Moonshadow -- some 10 years in the making -- has its world premiere I thought this is the place to give birth to my musical.
  • (myfoxny.com)
  • Reality TV is giving birth jumped 10 spots to become the second most popular name for newborn boys in 2011. The more traditional Sophia is the new top name for girls, while Jacob is No.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Creating chalk drawings in their driveway, the 10-year-old and her family enjoyed and in 2007 they received a call about the boys 5-year-old sister, Aleigha.
  • (Newark Advocate)

Ween

  • (Rolling Stone)-- For most of his life hes been Gene Ween, the nimble-voiced frontman of one of rocks great genre-hoppers -- but Aaron Freeman is finally ready to put his alter-ego to bed.
  • (CNN)
  • Its time to move on, Freeman told Rolling Stone from his home in New Jersey. Im retiring Gene Ween. So does that mean the end for Ween, the band that Freeman formed with high school friend Mickey Melchiondo (a.k.a.
  • (Brooklyn Vegan (blog))
  • The World News (WN) Network, has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to user privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for wn.com, as well as e-mail newsletters.
  • (Worldnews.com)
  • After a 25-year run, experimental rock outfit Ween has decided to call it quits.
  • (Paste Magazine)
  • Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk guitarist, died Tuesday at a North Carolina hospital at 89. (AP) Arthur Doc Watson was hospitalized in Winston-Salem after a fall in his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • (LehighValleyLive.com)
  • They were, without a doubt, the finest stoner joke rock band New Hope had ever produced. They were everything Phish fans ever wanted Weird Al Yankovic wanted to be, and everything Weird Al ever wanted the Grateful Dead to be.
  • (Philebrity.com)
  • While the Houston June heat might deter some, the 60,000 attendees last year were treated to large acts like Beirut, Ween, and Weezer, as well as Austin favorites such as Black Joe Lewis, The Sour Notes, and L.A.X..
  • (Kicking Off The Heat in Houston [Festival Preview] - Austinist)
  • Whenever youre out-accessorizing J.Lo and Steven Tyler, it might be time to fire the wardrobe consultant.
  • (MTV)
  • The cruise will also feature Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Gene Ween, Yuck, Wavves, the Antlers and Free Energy.
  • (NME)

Nba draft 2012

  • Hornets coach Monty Williams is not posing with the card that earned the team the 10th overall pick (Getty Ima … It wasnt quite as startling a jump as when the Orlando Magic parlayed a .
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery is over and it has left the New Orleans Hornets with the top pick, which they will almost certainly use to select Anthony Davis.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The Hornets, recently sold by the NBA to New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, won the NBAs draft lottery Wednesday and the No. 1 pick overall -- which they almost certainly will use to pick Kentucky star Anthony Davis.
  • (ESPN)
  • The New Orleans Hornets needed a little bit of luck and they got it, winning the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery over the Charlotte Bobcats, who had the statistical edge with a 25% chance of gaining the top overall selection.
  • (USA Today)
  • Anthony Davis will go No. 1 in the upcoming draft, but other prospects are looking to make that pick look bad.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • Lucky charms securely in his pocket, Zach Leonsis was still feeling some nerves as he got set to represent the Washington Wizards at the NBA draft lottery.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Lucky charms securely in his pocket, Zach Leonsis was still feeling some nerves as he got set to represent the Washington Wizards at the NBA draft lottery.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Other top prospects include Kansas power forward Thomas Robinson, Kentucky small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Florida shooting guard Bradley Beal.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • The New Orleans Hornets won the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery in New York City on Wednesday night, earning the right to select the consensus No. 1 overall pick in this years class, University of Kentucky big man Anthony Davis.
  • (CBS Sports)

Cafe racer

  • He was listed in critical condition, according to The Associated Press. The shootings began at approximately 11 a.m.
  • (ABC News)
  • Police initially said two men were killed outright in the hail of bullets at the Cafe Racer in Seattles Ravenna neighborhood, and that three other people were seriously wounded.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The suspect is believed by police to have killed three people and wounded two others at Cafe Racer Espresso earlier Wednesday. The man was taken away by ambulance, his condition not immediately known.
  • (nola.com)
  • Some of the victims are reportedly members of the band Gods Favorite Beefcake. The shootings occurred at Café Racer at 5828 Roosevelt Way NE about 11 a.m. A second shooting was reported a short time later in downtown Seattle, resulting in another death.
  • (South Bend Tribune)
  • The Curing Kids Cancer story is one that can't help but touch your heart. It's the story of a young boy – Killian Owen – who bravely fought Acute Lymphatic Cancer for four and a half years.
  • (The Criminal Report Daily)
  • Investigators said the witnesses description of the shooter at Eighth and Seneca matched the description of the shooter at Cafe Racer. The woman has not been identified. Police say they dont believe the shooter knew the victim.
  • (KOMO News)
  • The Seattle Police Department is investigating a shooting at Café Racer Espresso in the 5800 block of Roosevelt Way Northeast that has left two people dead and one with life-threatening injuries.
  • (Seattle Weekly (blog))
  • The suspect opened fire at Cafe Racer Espresso around 11 a.m. PST, police said. Two victims, both male, died at the scene. A third died at Harborview Medical Center. No immediate details about the shooting victims were released.
  • (KBOI)
  • Hi Café Racer Fans! You know I can't spoil what the guys do in their shops right? You have to tune in to see what they get up to. That doesn't mean I can't give you a hint. In tonight's 10:00 p.m.
  • (The Criminal Report Daily)
  • The suspect, believed to be a white male in his 30s, entered Cafe Racer near the University of Seattle at around 11:00 am local time (1800 GMT) and shot five people with a pistol.
  • (Fiji Live)

Kathie lee gifford

  • Ever had one of those days? Kathie Lee Gifford had one Wednesday, a real doozy.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • It might be the most cringeworthy few seconds in TV history -- Kathie Lee Gifford asked Martin Short how his wife is doing one small problem she died 2 years ago.
  • (TMZ.com)
  • It sounds like NBC Today Show host Kathie Lee Gifford drank a little too much on wine Wednesday (again) — she ended up asking guest Martin Short about his longtime wife. The problem? She passed away a couple of years ago. Awkward.
  • (Sheknows.com)
  • During the fourth hour of the Today show, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb interviewed Martin Short to promote his new film, Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted.
  • (complex.com)
  • Katie Lee Gifford committed a major faux paus on the fourth hour of TODAY on Wednesday.
  • (celebuzz.com)
  • Kathie Lee Gifford had an awkward interview with Martin Short on Today Wednesday.REUTERS Kathie Lee Gifford took to Twitter to apologize for a terrible mistake she made during her interview with Martin Short on the Today Show on Wednesday.
  • (FOX News)
  • KATHIE Lee Gifford took to Twitter on Wednesday to apologize for asking Martin Short about his dead wife during an interview on Today. Short was on the show Wednesday morning promoting Madagascar 3, when Gifford praised his marriage.
  • (PerthNow)
  • Kathie-Lee Gifford was interviewing the Madagascar 3 star as he promoted his film on the Today Show on Wednesday, TMZ reports.
  • (ninemsn)
  • Howard Stern came face to face with Kathie Lee Gifford on the set of TODAY Thursday, after fifteen years of ridiculing her for her on-air persona, her stage kids and the infamous cheating scandal involving her husband Frank Gifford.
  • (Examiner)

Bath salts drug

  • The concern over synthetic drugs has come to a head in recent months, according to experts, and evidenced by events in Miami last weekend.
  • (Forbes)
  • (CBS) - When Ohio emergency room physician Dr.
  • (CBS News)
  • Note: As you may have guessed from the headline, there is disturbing content in this post.
  • (NPR News)
  • The drug with the innocuous street name bath salts is actually illegal designer street drugs that are linked to addiction, violent delusions and death.
  • (Monsters and Critics)
  • Frustration reached a fever pitch this week with speculation that the Causeway Cannibal may have been on bath salts when he chewed off most of a mans face in Miami on Saturday.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Last weekend, news broke that a Miami man likely high on a drug known as bath salts was involved in a violent, cannibalistic attack on a homeless person.
  • (US News and World Report)
  • These arent the same bath salts to make your tub water smell nice. Dr.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • A naked man who chewed off the face of another man in what is being called a zombie-like attack may have been under the influence of bath salts, a drug referred to as the new LSD, according to reports from CNN affiliates in Miami.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • As parents, we cannot realistically expect to keep our children or partners within our sight day and night.
  • (Examiner)

Chagas disease

  • Chagas disease, a tropical illness that is transmitted by biting insects, may pose a major unseen threat to poor populations in the Americas and Europe, according to a report published May 29 in the journal PLoS.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Chagas disease, which is caused by parasites transmitted to humans by a tiny insect called the "kissing bug", is "the New HIV/AIDS of the Americas", according to a leading expert in tropical diseases.
  • (Toronto Star)
  • Health officials in the US are beginning to take notice of a new disease called Chagas. So far about 300-thousand people in the US have been diagnosed with it. This tiny blood-sucking bug is creating tremendous concern for North American health officials.
  • (Presstv)
  • Top news coming in to an overcast San Francisco today is about an insect-borne disease that most people dont know about.  That disease--Chagas disease--according to Newser.com, is fast becoming known as the new AIDS of the Americas.
  • (Examiner)
  • A little-known illness caused by blood sucking insects has been labelled the 'new AIDS of the Americas' by experts. The parasitic illness called Chagas Disease has similarities to the early spread of HIV, according to a new study.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • A new infection these insects carry is even being called The New AIDS of the Americas. Chagas disease is transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects, like mosquitoes. Tropical disease experts say the spread of Chagas towards the U.S.
  • (WDTV)
  • Good evening Experts call it the "new AIDS of the Americas." A parasitic infection called Chagas Disease has similarities to the early spread of HIV, according to research published recently in the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
  • (Albany Times Union (blog))
  • But judges also said officers used excessive force by using stun guns. SEE ALSO: Chagas Disease, New AIDS Of America Malaika Brooks was driving her son to school in 2004 when she was stopped for speeding.
  • (News One)
  • Others are neglected Tropical disease such as Schistosomiasisi, lieshemeniasis, brucellosis, Chagas Disease etc, Maternal, Child and reproductive health, vaccinology and immunology, health policy and system research and clinical trials.
  • (Ujah - AllAfrica.com)
  • JUST GREAT! The reason for this is because the early symptoms of the disease are very similar to AIDS/HIV. Chagas Disease disease is considered a neglected disease and very much overlooked. LIKE AIDS? Yep.
  • (allhiphop.com)

Doc watson

  • Legendary bluegrass performer Doc Watson died Tuesday at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He was 89.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Merle Watson has a strong set of credentials for a young musician. Besides being the 24-year-old son of the preeminent guitar picker, Doc Watson, Merle is also his fathers extremely competent accompanist on banjo and second guitar.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The legendary Doc Watson, traditional American music's best ambassador, is dead at 89. Malcolm Jones on why he mattered. Arthel Watson got his nickname one night in a furniture store in Lenoir, N.C., in 1951, when he was just 18 years old.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • In retrospect, the greatest achievement of Doc Watson, who died yesterday at 89, might have been his endlessly curious middle-aged brand.
  • (Slant Magazine)
  • RALEIGH, N.C.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • It's been a hard year for bluegrass. First we lost Earl Scruggs, the great father of bluegrass banjo passed away, and now guitar legend Doc Watson has passed on as well. You could spend a lifetime piecing apart Doc's guitar, and people to have.
  • (Forbes)
  • Guitarist Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson, an influential figure in American roots music, died Tuesday in Winston-Salem, N.C., his publicist said. He was 89.
  • (Newsoxy.com)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. — Arthel Doc Watson, the legendary North Carolina guitarist and one of the most iconic American musicians of the 20th century, died Tuesday in Winston-Salem. He was 89. Watson had been ailing since having colon surgery on Thursday.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Doc Watson, along with Django Reinhardt, was the pre-eminent acoustic six-string player in any genre. A true legend of the 20th century, we pay him tribute via these video highlights.
  • (Popmatters.com)
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina—You could hear the mountains of North Carolina in Doc Watsons music.
  • (Denver Post)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

History channel

  • The History Channels new mini-series, Hatfields McCoys, is a ratings hit, drawing a network record almost 14 million viewers its first night.
  • (Salon)
  • (CBS News) Bloody. Thats one way to describe part one of the Hatfields McCoys miniseries, which premiered on the History Channel on Monday night.
  • (CBS News)
  • The History Channels Hatfields and McCoys original miniseries was a huge ratings win for the network that is new to original programming. Last night, on its first of three episodes, the series picked up 17 million viewers including the encore, with ..
  • (I4U)
  • (CBS News) The History channel scored a ratings victory on Memorial Day with the debut of its miniseries Hatfields McCoys. The network announced Tuesday that first installment of the three-night miniseries pulled in a record-breaking 13.
  • (CBS News)
  • Templeton Middle School seventh-grader Dominic Pino qualified this spring to compete in the National History Bee championship held May 12 in Washington, D.C.
  • (LIVING LAKE COUNTRY)
  • WYTHE COUNTY, Va., May 29, 2012 — Despite the all star cast and production team of the History Channel's Hatfields and McCoys, I couldn't shake the feeling that it was just slightly off in its depiction of the famous feud.
  • (Washington Times)
  • The report also cited the strong quarterly dividend history at Span-America Medical Systems, Inc., and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
  • (Forbes)
  • Weve seen them in the movies, but now we can read the real-life history of Americas nuclear warriors, the Nuclear Emergency Search Team, known as NEST. The story of NEST, which would protect the U.S.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Not only was Chev inspired by his real-life crew, he also used the History Channels Gangland documentary show as a muse too. You know, Gangland is the same type of situation as the TV show.
  • (MTV)

Cannibal

  • Swedens most evil couple - a cannibal and a Satan-worshipping vampire - have applied to get married behind the bars of their secure psychiatric hospital.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • Floridians and readers of news everywhere are transfixed by the fact that a naked man had to be shot to death on Miami's MacArthur Causeway after officers found him eating the face off of another man.
  • (Forbes)
  • A naked man found in Miami, Florida, eating the face of another naked man growled at a police officer before being shot dead, witnesses say.
  • (BBC News)
  • The man eating another man's face almost entirely off in Miami on Saturday afternoon was described as a cannibal attack or a zombie like movie scene from witnesses. Graphic and gruesome pictures of this attack have been released online today.
  • (Examiner)
  • The naked cannibal was not the Rudy Eugene his classmates knew. The image of a growling, face-eating so-called zombie didnt sit well Tuesday with those who remembered Eugene as a teenager.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • A naked man has been shot and killed by police in Miami, Florida, while eating the face of another naked man lying next to him on a freeway off-ramp in a horrific incident described by one witness as the most gruesome thing I have ever seen in my life.
  • (Metro.co.uk)
  • A naked homeless man, dubbed the Miami Cannibal, who was shot dead by police as he ate another mans face has been pictured for the first time.
  • (Daily Mirror)
  • CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – Rudy Eugene is identified as the "Causeway Cannibal" aka "Miami Zombie", the man who eat someone's face off on the MacArthur Causeway this weekend.
  • (LALATE news)
  • The cannibal who was discovered eating a a man's face on the side of a Florida highway, and had to be shot at least six times before he stopped, has been identified by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office as Rudy Eugene, 31, reports CBS Miami.
  • (News One)

Chicago news

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 29 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday and the Chicago White Sox took over first place in the AL Central with a 7-2 win over Tampa Bay.
  • (United Press International)
  • Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 27th.
  • (Chicago White Sox)
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police officials are expected to address the public Tuesday on new strategies aimed at reducing crime, ABC News reported.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins at Chicagos Shedd Aquarium has a new addition with the birth of a calf on Memorial Day. The mother, Piquet (pee-KEHT), and calf appear well and will remain under 24-hour observation for several months.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • PONTIAC, Mich.— Nermin Crnkics extra-time goal gave the Michigan Bucks a 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Chicago Fire of the MLS in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.
  • (Sporting News)
  • At Naperbrook Golf Course in Naperville, superintendent Kevin Carlson scatters life-size wooden cut-outs of black dogs throughout the property to scare away geese during the off-season.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Police in Chicago are investigating the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy who was gunned down while eating pizza with his sister. Police officials say the shooting happened early Tuesday in the citys Uptown neighborhood.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • The South Loop will soon have lots more color. Chicago based multimedia artist Jessica Stockholder and her team will begin installing Color Jam the biggest public artwork in Chicago's history, according to a press release.
  • (NBC Chicago)
  • Trying to run a national political news website from this Lincoln Park loft is kind of like trying to make movies outside of Hollywood, Tom Bevan and John McIntyre admit. But it's working for them.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)

Single ladies

  • Just envision that youve overlooked your Single Ladies Season 2 Episode 1 show because of some engagement or there were genuinely some predicament in cable network. You dont even possess the Dvr for watching the Television display afterwards.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • Ricky Whittle, one of the sexy new cast members on VH1s "Single Ladies," may resemble a Greek god, but hes as down to earth as the boy next door. The actor was born in Manchester, England and his father was a member of the Royal Air Force.
  • (S2Smagazine.com)
  • *Stacy Dash may no longer be a part of "Single Ladies," but that hasn't slowed down the hit VH1 show one bit in the eyes of Stacy A. Littlejohn.
  • (EURweb)
  • Watch Single Ladies Season 2 Episode 1 ONLINE now (NO SURVEYS! NO DOWNLOADS! GUARANTEED!).
  • (Patch)
  • VH1 and Queen Latifa hs Flavor Unit Entertainment are bringing sexy back to summer with the Memorial Day second season premiere of the hit scripted series SINGLE LADIES.
  • (Broadway World)
  • The producers of Atlanta-based "Single Ladies" were clearly caught off guard when their biggest star Stacey Dash quit after just one season.
  • (Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog))
  • Click Here Watch Full Episode The show was tested as a movie before being turned into a 12-episode series.
  • (Slave to Love Online No Surveys - nola.com)
  • 'Single Ladies' was a big hit for the network, but tensions on set led to the exit of the show's most popular star. Allison Samuels talks to cast and crew about life after Stacey Dash.
  • (Daily Beast)
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  • (nola.com)

Curt schilling

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Curt Schilling is blaming Rhode Island economic development officials and the governor for much of the financial troubles facing his video game company. The former Red Sox pitcher tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Islands governor said Tuesday that former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is wrong to blame the state for any of his video gaming companys financial woes and to accuse the state of broken promises. Gov.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island's governor said Tuesday that former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is wrong to blame the state for any of his video gaming company's financial woes and to accuse the state of broken promises.
  • (The Boston Globe)
  • PROVIDENCE — Former star pitcher Curt Schilling lashed out today at Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, blaming the state for his video game companys desperate financial situation.
  • (South Coast Today)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Gov.
  • (ESPN)
  • 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling released some new screenshots of the Project Copernicus MMO.
  • (Examiner)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • "There can be no question our country is in the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes. I also think there can be no question that it falls on us, the individuals, to find a way out of our own personal crisis.
  • (RipTen)
  • Curt Schilling has spent many years promoting conservative candidates and causes and styled himself a champion of private enterprise, limited spending and self-reliance. Good for him.
  • (NBC Sports)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Islands governor says his comments about the financial health of Curt Schillings video gaming company didnt hurt the firm and disputes that the state reneged on a deal for tax credits.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)

Paul williams

  • Boxer Paul Williams was driving his modified sport motorcycle too fast for conditions when he crashed into an embankment, police said Tuesday. Williams was paralyzed and has no movement from the waist down after a crash Sunday in Marietta, Ga.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Former two-time welterweight titlist Paul Williams faces his biggest fight, this one outside of the ring, after he was paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning in Atlanta.
  • (ESPN)
  • Boxer Paul Williams was left paralyzed after a Sunday motorcycle crash near Atlanta, and doctors are unsure whether the 30-year-old will be able to walk again.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Boxing champ Paul Williams has been left paralysed from the waist down following a horrific motorcycle accident on Sunday morning (27May12).
  • (Boxer Paul Williams Will Never Walk Again After Accident - Contactmusic.com)
  • MARIETTA, Ga. -- Police say boxer Paul Williams was driving his modified sport motorcycle too fast for conditions when he crashed into an embankment.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Former two-time welterweight titlist Paul Williams is reportedly paralyzed from the waist down, following a motorcycle accident on Sunday morning (May 27) in Atlanta. The boxers trainer/father George Peterson tells ESPN.
  • (Baller Status)
  • The 30-year-old sportsman was on his way to his brothers wedding in Atlanta, Georgia when he lost control of his bike as he tried to avoid a collision with an oncoming car. His vehicle spun out of control and he landed on his back on the road.
  • (Hollywood.com)
  • Here in Aiken, Paul Williams hometown, 20 year-old Javier Frazier trains with his coach William Pope several days a week. He is a boxer. Frazier says he met Williams only once, but says hes always looked up to him.
  • (WJBF.com)
  • Paul Williams has been in plenty of big fights on many of boxings biggest stages. But his most important fight wont take place inside the ring, and his opponent wont be as obvious as the fighter in the other corner.
  • (msnbc.com)

Barry bonds

  • Controversial home run king Barry Bonds isnt best known for his media savvy, but he had a lot to say while attending a San Francisco Giants game on Monday.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Barry Bonds says he knows how to fix Giants starter Tim Lincecum and would like the chance to tell him. Bonds appeared at ATT Park before Mondays game beteen the Giants and Diamondbacks and spoke to reporters for nearly 35 minutes.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • John Shea reporting from the ballpark . . . GM Brian Sabean just told me Barry Bonds would be welcomed back into the organization. "The invite's open-ended. It's not a matter of if but when," Sabean said.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • At peace with a legal process that left him, in his words, a convicted felon, all-time home run leader Barry Bonds is eager to start a new chapter in his life.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • Former baseball player and infamous hard hitter Barry Bonds laughs like no one is watching as he catches game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in the city on Monday.
  • (SFist)
  • Barry Bonds, who described himself several times Monday as a convicted felon, said he is eager to start a new chapter in his life.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Barry Bonds is eyeing a return to baseball. No, not as a player. But as an instructor.
  • (NESN.com)
  • The only question was whether it was bigger for Barry Bonds or Barry Zito. Bonds was seemingly everywhere in a rare appearance at the yard where he did so many extraordinary things once upon a time. He met with team president Larry Baer before the game.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds is publicly referring to himself as a convicted felon these days, and hes quick to point out that conviction was never for steroid use.
  • (Courier-Journal)
  • Surely to the chagrin of some fans, the odds of Barry Bonds and his 762 homers standing for a while longer look a lot better with A-Rods decline.
  • (ESPN)